08/11/2020 14:00 EDT
Due to the exceptionally high volume of calls coming into the Rhode Island Department of Human Services Call Center, our call center hours will change today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020. There will be no incoming calls allowed to enter the system after 3:00 p.m. This half hour decrease, DHS...
08/07/2020 10:15 EDT
The RI Department of Human Services (DHS) recently received federal approval to give $100 summer electricity grants to our Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) customers who were given heating grants this past heating season that ended in May 2020 and have an older individual or...
08/06/2020 08:15 EDT
With the power outages and aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias on August 4th, DHS would like to remind the individuals and families we serve that SNAP recipients may seek and receive replacement SNAP benefits due to a loss of food caused by a disaster. Power outages of 4+ hours meet that criteria.